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What would those in the know like others understand about literacy? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Literacy = The ability to read and write.

Headlines
A neuroscientist explains what tech does to the reading brain – The Verge
It’s Never Too Late to Be a Reader Again | WIRED

Digital Literacy

  • We’re creating a digital literacy quiz platform by platform (or social web channel by social web channel).
  • What if we addressed digital literacy as a form of capacity building?

Elsewhere on the Web
ourworldindata.org/literacy
Asia-Pacific Literacy Database
Teach Digital Literacy
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/us/international-literacy-day-collection
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/02/the-guardian-view-on-the-uses-of-literacy-knowing-how-you-know
http://en.unesco.org/themes/media-and-information-literacy

Recommended Listening
Improving Indigenous literacy by telling Indigenous stories – There’s still a gap, widening in parts of Australia, between the literacy rates of Indigenous and non-Indigenous children.

Translating: A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read. (Poster)
Spanish: Una persona que no leerá no tiene ninguna ventaja sobre quien no sabe leer.

Translating: Literacy

LiteracyIlliteracyDigital LiteracyDigital Illiteracy
Spanish: La alfabetizaciónAnalfabetismoSpanish: La alfabetización digitalAnalfabetismo digital
German: Die Alphabetisierung German: Digitale Medienkompeteng 
Estonian: KirjaoskusKirjaoskamatusEstonian: Digitaalne kirjaoskusDigitaalne kirjaoskamatus

Buzzword Bingo: Digital Literacy = Ability to organize, understand and analyze information using digital technology #buzzwordbingoBuzzword Bingo: Digital Illiteracy = Inability to organize, understand and analyze information using digital technology #buzzwordbingoBuzzword Bingo: Digital Literacy (2011)
Buzzword Bingo: LiteracyBuzzword Bingo: Transliteracy = the ability to read and write using multiple media, including traditional print media, electronic devices, and online tools #buzzwordbingo @wordspy 

Slideshare
Literacy Day

Rosetta Stone
The top and middle texts are in Ancient Egyptian using hieroglyphic script and Demotic script, respectively, while the bottom is in Ancient Greek.
Wikipedia

Summer Slide = The loss of skills students learn during the school year over the summer.

Transliteracy – the ability to read and write using multiple media, including traditional print media, electronic devices and online tools.
Wordspy
Poster

Bingo
Books – Communication – Dictation – Digital Literacy – Financial Literacy – Fluency – Guided Reading – Health Literacy – Knowledge – Library – Linguistics – Literacy – Non-Literate – Orality – Read – Reading – Rosetta Stone – Summer Slide – Translation – Translator – Transliteracy – Write – Writing

Wikipedia
Literacy
Digital literacy
Guided reading

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